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Purpose of Review: Ticks are the second most important vectors of infectious diseases after mosquitoes worldwide. The growth of international tourism including in rural and remote places increasingly exposes travelers to tick bite. Our aim was to review the main tick-borne infectious diseases...

Author(s)
Eldin, C.; Parola, P.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Current Infectious Disease Reports, 2018, 20, 7, pp 17
Abstract

Background: Eritrean migrants accounted for the majority of people who drowned in the Mediterranean this year. Recently, data deficit about international migration has been reported. Methods: One hundred and thirty-three Eritrean migrants, upon their arrival in Italy, were accommodated at the...

Author(s)
Ciccozzi, M.; Cella, E.; Ceccarelli, G.; Vita, S.; Dicuonzo, G.; Lopalco, M.; Antonelli, F.; Conti, A.; Ottaviani, R.; Cesaris, M. de; Spoto, S.; Angeletti, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2018, 22, pp 58-65
Abstract

Ticks carry and transmit a remarkable array of pathogens including bacteria, protozoa and viruses, which may be of veterinary and/or of medical significance. With little to no information regarding the presence of tick-borne zoonotic pathogens or their known vectors in southern Africa, the aim of...

Author(s)
Mtshali, K.; Khumalo, Z.; Nakao, R.; Grab, D. J.; Sugimoto, C.; Thekisoe, O.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2015, 77, 12, pp 1573-1579
Abstract

Longitudinal data examining travel-associated illness patterns are lacking. To address this need and determine trends and clusters in travel-related illness, we examined data for 2000-2010, prospectively collected for 42,223 ill travelers by 18 GeoSentinel sites. The most common destinations from...

Author(s)
Leder, K.; Torresi, J.; Brownstein, J. S.; Wilson, M. E.; Keystone, J. S.; Barnett, E.; Schwartz, E.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Castelli, F.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Freedman, D. O.; Cheng, A. C.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2013, 19, 7, pp 1049-1057
Abstract

West Africa occupies approximately one-fifth of Africa. The vast majority of this region is composed of plains lying less than 300 m above sea level, but the northern section is composed of a semiarid terrain known as the Sahel, a transitional zone between the Sahara and the savannahs and forests...

Author(s)
Herman, J. S.; Chiodini, P. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Infectious diseases: a geographic guide, 2011, pp 128-138
Abstract

Ecological overlap may increase the risks of microbial exchange between humans and wild non-human primates. Escherichia coli bacteria were collected from chimpanzees and humans in Kibale National Park, western Uganda, in May and June 2004, in order to examine whether interaction between humans and...

Author(s)
Goldberg, T. L.; Gillespie, T. R.; Rwego, I. B.; Wheeler, E.; Estoff, E. L.; Chapman, C. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biological Conservation, 2007, 135, 4, pp 511-517
Abstract

The following data were analysed for 1763 patients attending an outpatient clinic for tropical diseases in the Netherlands in 1996-1997: age, country of birth, travel destination and most frequent complaints at presentation. The data were further analysed in relation to travel destination,...

Author(s)
Wetsteyn, J. C. F. M.; Driessen, S. O.; Vries, P. J. de; Cobelens, F. G. J.; Kager, P. A.
Publisher
Bohn Stafleu Van Loghum, Houten, Netherlands
Citation
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 2000, 144, 45, pp 2152-2156

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